Why Not, Lafayette?
A young Frenchman of nineteen traveling across the sea to help a struggling nation fight for its independence? Why not? To Lafayette, anything was possible. A man who threw off the boundaries imposed on him to stand up for what he believed, the Marquis de Lafayette grew from an idealistic young man searching for honor and glory, into an idealistic statesman with rock-solid principles of liberty. Here, Jean Fritz brings to life the exciting story of the brave and appealing man known as "The Hero of the New World."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Homeschoolbookreview - LibraryThing
Do you remember who Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier was? He is very famous in American history, but you probably know him better as the Marquis de Lafayette, or, as he preferred to be ... Read full review
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I really enjoyed this book. I love biographies. Jean Fritz is one of my most favorite authors, and Lafayette is one of my favorite historical figures. I love it when it informs us that Adrienne, his ... Read full review